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July 19, 2004 - Industry News

Werner Reports 11th Quarter of Higher Revenues, Earnings

Werner Enterprises Inc., Omaha, Neb., reported its eleventh consecutive year-over-year quarter of higher operating revenues and earnings for the second quarter ended June 30, 2004

July 19, 2004 - Industry News

Swift Transportation Revenues Up 18.1%

Swift Transportation Co. Inc., Phoenix, Ariz., said revenues for the second quarter of 2004 increased 18.1%, including approximately 7% from the acquisition of Merit Distribution Services

July 19, 2004 - Industry News

Judge Rules Against Arbitration Clause

A federal judge in Utah has ruled that arbitration clauses in C.R. England’s agreements with independent contractors unfairly favor the carrier, thus allowing a lawsuit charging federal truth-in-leasing violations to go forward.

July 19, 2004 - Industry News

Sitton Extends Aether Contract

Aether Systems Inc., Owings Mills, Md., announced that Sitton Motor Lines has agreed to a multi-year contract extension for mobile communication

July 19, 2004 - Industry News

ATA Cites Significant Problems With SafeStat

The American Trucking Assns. (ATA) this week released its position paper on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Motor Carrier Safety Status Measurement System (SafeStat)

July 19, 2004 - Industry News

U.S. Xpress Reports 91.4% Increase in 2Q Earnings

U.S. Xpress Enterprises Inc., Chattanooga, Tenn., said operating revenue, excluding the effect of fuel surcharges, increased 15.1% to $257.4 million, compared with $223.6 million for the second quarter of 2003

July 19, 2004 - Industry News

J. B. Hunt Reports Record Revenues, Earnings

J. B. Hunt Transport Services Inc., Lowell, Ark., announced second quarter 2004 net earnings of $45.6 million, or diluted earnings per share of 55 cents, compared with 2003 second quarter earnings of $25.1 million, or 31 cents per diluted share

July 19, 2004 - Industry News

Atlas Van Lines Selects Qualcomm Trailer Tracking

Qualcomm Inc., San Diego, Calif., announced that Atlas Van Lines Inc. has signed an agreement to deploy Qualcomm's untethered trailer asset management solution

July 19, 2004 - Industry News

TMW Debuts Upgraded Web Site

TMW Systems Inc., Beachwood, Ohio, has enhanced its web site at www.tmwsystems.com

July 19, 2004 - Industry News

SkyBitz Adds Geo-Fencing, Arrival & Departure Notice

SkyBitz, Inc., Dulles, Va., has introduced geo-fencing to its Global Locating System trailer tracking platform

July 18, 2004 - Industry News

Hart Transportation Picks Maddocks

Hart Transportation, Inc., Jacksonville, Fla., has selected Maddocks Truckmate for Windows as its operating system and software solution

July 16, 2004 - Industry News

ATA: No Immediate Effect in Wake of Hours of Service Decision

The American Trucking Assns. (ATA) sees no immediate problems as a result of Friday's U.S. Court of Appeals ruling vacating the new federal hours of service regulation for truck drivers

July 16, 2004 - Industry News

U.S. Court of Appeals Tosses Out Hours of Service Regs

A public interest group scored a major victory today when the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sent the federal government’s hours of service regulations back to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) for review

July 15, 2004 - Industry News

Record 2nd Quarter Revenues for Landstar

Landstar System Inc. reported a 24% increase in revenue to a record $482 million in the 2004 second quarter, up from $390 million in the 2003 second quarter

July 15, 2004 - Industry News

Old Dominion Freight Line Revenues Increase 23%

Old Dominion Freight Line Inc., Thomasville, N.C., has announced record financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2004

July 15, 2004 - Industry News

Eaton Cites Record Sales in 2nd Quarter

Eaton Corp. reported record second-quarter sales of $2.40 billion -- 19% above the same period in 2003 for the Cleveland-based manufacturer.

July 15, 2004 - Industry News

Truckstop.net Inks Wi-Fi Roaming Agreement

Syniverse Technologies, Tampa, Fla., has entered a Wi-Fi roaming agreement with Truckstop.ne

July 14, 2004 - Industry News

Safety Inspectors to Compete in Championship Event

In mid-August, more than 50 commercial motor vehicle safety inspectors from Canada, the U.S. and Mexico will gather in Salt Lake City, Utah to participate in the 12th annual North American Inspectors Championship

July 14, 2004 - Industry News

Billings Freight Announces Major Restructuring

Billings Freight Systems Inc. has announced a major restructuring of its company along organizational lines.

July 14, 2004 - Industry News

IdleAire Signs 107 Fleets in 2nd Quarter

IdleAire Technologies, the nation’s largest travel center shorepower electrification provider, signed agreements with 107 new fleets in the second quarter of 2004

July 14, 2004 - Industry News

Cummins Declares Quarterly Common Stock Dividend

The board of directors of Cummins Inc. has declared a quarterly common stock cash dividend of 30 cents per share, payable on Sept. 1, 2004 to shareholders of record on Aug. 18, 2004

July 13, 2004 - Industry News

Utility Trailer Recognizes Top Dealers

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co., which is headquartered in City of Industry, Calif., recently recognized its more than 100 dealers during the recent 90th anniversary dealer meeting held in Virginia.

July 13, 2004 - Industry News

OOIDA Files Suit Against DAC Services

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Assn. (OOIDA) has filed a class action suit against Oklahoma-based USIS Commercial Services Inc., better known in the trucking industry as DAC Services.

July 13, 2004 - Industry News

Logistics Firm Says U.S. Trucking Capacity Lacking

Recent change in drivers' hours of service rules and the escalating cost of fuel has resulted in a greater demand than supply of available truckload carriers nationwide,

July 13, 2004 - Industry News

International Offers New 4000 Series Lease Program

International Truck and Engine Corp. has announced a new lease program for all International 4000 Series trucks

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